Abelardo Morell
1948–

Introduction

Abelardo Morell (born 1948, Havana, Cuba) is a contemporary artist widely known for turning rooms into camera obscuras and then capturing the marriage of interior and exterior in large format photographs. He is also known for his 'tent-camera,' a device he invented to merge landscapes with the texture and composition of the ground where he places his camera and tripod to record the simultaneity of close and far, majestic and mundane.

Formerly, Morell was a professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Wikidata identifier

Q4666660

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Country of birth

Cuba

Roles

Artist, photographer

ULAN identifier

500332821

Names

Abelardo Morell, Morrell Abelardo

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